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Friday, January 20, 2012

For Great-Grandma Kay

My Grandma is 97. She still lives in her own apartment and does the seniors visiting for the Church. She's an amazing lady and this Valentine is for her. I used Bugaboo Stamps Sunbonnet Love image. I made a 4"x4" frame from sparkly red cardstock with a white back (so I could add the sentiment there) using a Silhouette image. I was tired of fighting with my markers so I paper pieced her using bright primary colored cardstock which I ran through the printer and the cut out by hand. I even cut the little sliver of skin toned paper above her shoes. The red glam rocks were added with my iRock. The frame was run through my printer to put the sentiment on the back (I'll add our names later).
My lessons learned: it is almost impossible to take a good picture of this cardstock. It reflects the light and looks yellow or orange (it's red). Frustrating.
 
This is for Bugaboo Stamps primary colors and bling challenge.

2 comments:

Sammibug said...

Absolutely adorable, Barb! Thanks for joining us in our “Primary Colors + Bling” challenge, We’re so happy you celebrated our 2nd Birthday with us at Catch The Bug! We hope you’ll join us every day for a new one! ~~Sammibug,~~ Guest Designer For Bugaboo Stamps.

Tammy Miller said...

Love this creation,just adorable. I am so glad you are joining our birthday bash this week!